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action. tonight chief washington correspondent james rosen tells us the prospect is not an easy sell overseas either. >> reporter: for british prime minister david cameron sudden and stiff resistance to the uk's participation for its alleged chemical weapons use. >> the question is what if any military action we should take and what criteria should determine that decision. >> it is not because of the weapons but because the american president foolishly drew a red line. and because of his position now he is going to attack or face humiliati humiliation. >> let's not pretend there is one smoking piece of intelligence to solve the problem. >> it is not about invading or regime change. to me the biggest danger escalation is if the world community stands back and does nothing. i think assad will draw very clear conclusions from that. >> reporter: u.s. officials indicated a willingness to move without downing. >> we would not necessarily act on the same basis of the same legal doctrines of our allies. we also said the president will make a decision and act on any response on our own timeli
is chief washington correspondent. >> reporter: the ally has always been the regime from iran. but the world heard a curiously neutral statement that could even have been interpreted as welcoming u.s. military action against the assad regime. >>translator: iran, victim of chemical weapons itself reminds the entire international community to use whatever is in its power to prevent use of such weapons anywhere, especially in syria. >> reporter: yet the speaker from the iranian parliament came direct threat against washington's staunchest ally, israel. >>translator: illegitimate planning by the west warns you may start a military operation against syria but you will not be the ones that will end the war. you also need to be worried about illegitimate zionist child in the region. >> reporter: syria vowed to lash out against israel and they blame the israelis for the current crisis. >> the only party that benefits from the instability in the area is the continuation of the israeli policies of occupation of the territories. >> reporter: in tel aviv, citizens are lining up to protect
washington, d.c. when the computer read area code 202. >> it was an innocent mistake. but it demonstrates the ease with which the nsa by the push of a button, whether deliberate or accidental, can get large volumes of u.s. communications. >> reporter: "the washington post" reporter that broke the story says the internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden contains more information than is provided to congressional oversite committees. dianne feinstein said in a written statement the committee quote, can and should do more to independently verify that nsa's operations are appropriate. but the aclu's michelle richardson asks how. >> members of congress have been clear, they have not received a full explanation how the programs worked or any clients' problems with privacy regulations. >> reporter: an nsa tutorial instructs analysts not to give extraneous information to congressional overseers. the president says there's no indication the agency is abusing its powers. >> what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. what you're hearing about is the pro
. >> reporter: when president obama marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington this week, his supporters will be expecting tough language from him on the growth of state voter id laws. attorney general eric holder is among those fearing the 1965 voting rights act is being stripped-down. >> this struggle must and will go on in the cause of our nation's quest for justice. until every eligible american has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules or practices. >> reporter: with the justice department filing suit last week against texas to stop implementation of its voert id law, leading texans are accusing holder of living in the past. >> this is deeply depressing to see the chief law enforcement officer in the country use partisan politics -- and that's all it is -- to drive a wedge between americans based on race and ethnicity. it's really sad because it has come a long way. >> reporter: a photo id is required to enter many government buildings, planes, buy alcohol, cigarettes and more. some say you cannot fun
in washington over the debt ceiling may slow it. bret? >> doug, thank you. >>> up next, president obama does a political 180 on lobbyists. we'll explain. >>> later, sales job or snow job. marketing obama care at your expense. what's this? uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards. just a click away with the geico mobile app. you need a girls' weekend and you need it now. ladies, let's goo vegas. cute! waiter! girls' weekend here! priceline savings without the bidding. >>> closing arguments are set for the fort hood kortd martial. major nidal malik hasan decided not to speak to the jury today. he admitted to killing 13, wounding more than 30 at the texas base. he will get either life or death sentence. >>> outgoing homeland security secretary janet napolitano says she's confident she helped the agency prevent attacks and respond to disasters. she made her farewell speech at the press club. napolitano leaves next week
and cold war mentality. >> reporter: the u.s. and russian secretary of defense meet in washington friday. snowden will be on the agenda, but won't be the focus of the talks. bret? >> wendell goler , thank you. >>> how the balance of power in washington could come down to a senate race in arkansas, that's up next. >>> here are what some of our fox affiliates are covering around the country. wjw in cleveland has the demolition of the house of horrors where ariel castro had three women locked up for ten years. >>> they're monitoring the powerball jackpot that stands at $422 million. a woman by zephyrhills won the $590 million prize in may. >>> and newark international airport in new jersey from wnyw, they're going with newark being named the most unfriendly city in the world by a travel magazine. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to su
. there are new questions about exceptions to the health care law, involving exemptions in washington and concessions for insurance companies. we have fox team coverage. jim angle reports on the double standard of creators and implement ors of obama care not having to participate. we begin with correspondent wendell goler traveling with the president in martha's vineyard that could leave you paying more out of pocket. good evening, wendell. >> reporter: good evening, shannon. the concession involves the cap on out of pocket costs to go into effect next year, it could double costs for people that use one to manage medical coverage and another for prescription drug benefits. as the president settled in to vacation life on martha's vineyard, word of a new obama care concession to insurance companies, involving the $6300 a year cap on deductibles and co-pays that was supposed to go into effect next year. officials say insurers sometimes use different companies to administer medical coverage and drug benefits, their computers don't always talk to each other. in those rare cases, people cou
philanthropy ends and politics begin. chief washington correspondent james rose sen has that story. >> reporter: since 2001, former president bill clinton has performed good works across the globe as when he and daughter chelsea representing the clinton foundation promoted literacy in south africa. >> the great thing about life, if you give it back, it keeps coming back to you. >> reporter: now, hillary clinton, widely thought to be readying a second run for the presidency, is moving her operation into the new manhattan headquarters of the foundation, freshly renamed the bill, hillary and chelsea foundation. a new investigation by ""the times"" revealed the foundation to be 8 million in the red last year and deficits that reached $40 million on a two year span. >>> can tell you having gone on trips with the foundation and see unique done around the world i've never seen any impropriety or kickbacks. i think they brought in the law firm simpson thatcher to review the activities of the foundation. they found in fact there was streamlining that could be done. i hope that happens. >> reporter: yet
disciplinary action were invited back into the fold. chief washington correspondent james rosen has tonight's top story. >> reporter: in the nearly 12 months since a premeditated attack at two u.s. installations in benghazi killed four americans, including the ambassador to libya, not a single terrorist has been brought to justice. at the state department, an investigation by the accountability review board, arb, resulted in four employees being placed on administrative leave. now secretary of state john kerry ordered all four reassigned to different jobs. >> clearly things could have been done better. i think that's patently obvious to everybody that followed this almost a year now, but again, we have to let the facts lead where they may and these are people with real lives and real careers and we can't just take action that's not warranted against them to make us all feel better. >> reporter: eric boswell was the highest ranking, he resigned his post. another senior official testified in deposition six months ago, the only court testimony on benghazi to date that he didn't know why he was
of spokane, washington. he was beaten and left for dead wednesday night. as with the case of an oklahoma college student last week, the victim was apparently picked at random. an innocent man in the wrong place at the wrong time. police have arrested one of two african-american teenagers suspected of murder. correspondent dan springer has our top story from seattle tonight. >> reporter: 88-year-old delbert belton was a proud member of the greatest generation. as a teenager in the army, he fought on the beaches of okin a okinawa. he survived but only after taking a bullet in the leg. on wednesday night spokane, washington, police say belton, whom everyone called "shorty" was waiting in this parking lot for a friend to go bowling. that's when two teenagers allegedly robbed him and beat him in the head. >> it appears random. he was assaulted in the parking lot and there was no indication t of -- that he would have known these people prior to the assault. >> belton died the next morning. the senseless death triggered a manhunt. police released surveillance photos of their suspect. they soon
.s. intervention in syria. after friday prayers, a cleric issued another warning to washington. >>translator: if the americans commit such mistake, victory will belong to the resistance and proud nation of syria. >> reporter: one the the assad regime's diplomats less bold. >> we do not opt, they leave us one option which is to do whatever we can to defend ourselves. >> reporter: administration officials for the first time assigned a motive to the syrian regime for carrying out the chemical weapons attack. in fact two of them. the intelligence report cited their frustration not being able to oust rebels from damascus with conventional arms. senior u.s. officials briefing reporters on background talked about manpower shortage, desire to free up troops from targeted areas to make another push on aleppo. >> james rosen at the state department, thank you. if and when the u.s. strikes, it will hardly be a sneak attack. national correspondent jennifer griffin at the pentagon tonight with how that is going over. >> reporter: five u.s. navy war ships and other naval ships awaiting orders off the coas
security administration. >>> and finally the washington state supreme court says a drunken driver and her passenger can sue the power company for installing the utility pole they hit while driving intoxicated. a seattle tv station reports the driver's blood alcohol level was almost twice the legal limit, but the pole was only four and a half feet instead of a required ten feet. the passenger was permanently disfigured. the driver pled guilty to felony vehicular assault. >>> over the weekend, we brought you a look at the rapidly expanding food stamp culture in america. this week we have highlights from the special. tonight, bret baier looks at the intricate outreach to food stamp recipients. >> individual has a certain income limitation. >> reporter: you're watching a team of determined activists, preparing their plan of action. >> guidelines changed a little bit. >> reporter: they'll be walking around the streets of brooklyn. the mission? to sign up as many people as they can for food stamps. the new york city coalition against hunger in action. >> people don't know they're eligible. >> r
for the sick. now some people in washington state want the catholic church to take that order a little less seriously. correspondent dan springer reports on some good deeds that might not go unpunished. >> reporter: washington is one of the most secular states in the nation, but if several planned mergers go through, nearly half the hospital beds will be run by catholic charities. it alarms the aclu, which is threatening to sue to block the mergers. >> they can limit things like birth control, like fertility treatments, like abortions that they otherwise couldn't do and achieve those successes through the state legislature. >> reporter: the liberal leaning san juan islands are ground zero in the health care holy war. for years, this one story building served as the only hospital. patients had to leave the island for most surgeries, tests, critical care. deep in debt, it nearly closed. leaders sought a merger with catholic run peace health. >> we were already cutting services and cutting back on specialists, staff were taking unpaid furloughs, we were cutting back on benefits. >> reporter: p
into patient centered health care, patients and families and doctors making medical decisions, not washington, d.c. >> reporter: republicans made clear they indeed have alternatives, including ways to protect those with pre-existing conditions and ways to reduce costs, in spite of the president's comments to the contrary. >> jim, thank you. >>> an unpublished memo from a congressional research service reports the obama administration missed half of the health care law's legally imposed implementation deadlines. says as of may 31st, 9 of 12 first year deadlines not met. 22 of 53 in the second year, 10 of 17 in the third. adds up to 41 of 82, exactly half the deadlines missed. >>> speaking of health care, some folks that work in one of the most famous institutions of higher learning are not happy with their new wellness program. correspondent david lee miller tells us it all starts with a few simple questions. >> reporter: some are calling this the other penn state scandal. the university's 40,000 employees have been told they must answer an online questionnaire as part of a school wellness pro
. >>> this is a fox news alert, i'm bret baier in washington. the first criminal charges have been filed in the benghazi terror attacks that left four people dead last september 11, including the u.s. ambassador there. there may be new efforts tonight to track them down. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has breaking details from the pentagon. good evening, jennifer. >> reporter: good evening, bret. fox news confirmed nearly one year after the benghazi attacks on the u.s. consulate and cia annex which left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead, the justice department has filed its first charges against those responsible for the attacks. the charges remain under seal in new york. in may, the fbi released images of three suspects wanted for questioning. it is not clear whether they are the ones charged, but reporters spoke to one of the suspects days after the attack and more recently. justice department officials would not comment about the charges, but issued the following statement. quote. the department's investigation is on-going, it has been and remai
. >> electric car, solar panels, solyndra. when the government makes decisions like that from washington, d.c., they're usually not good decisions. >> reporter: the president has nominated a former leader of wireless trade groups and cable to head the fcc, tom wheeler also raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for mr. obama's two campaigns. the full senate is expected to vote on his confirmation once it returns from summer break. shannon? >> wendell, thank you. >>> obama care may be just the beginning. that is up next. >>> looking around the country at what our fox affiliates are covering. wbrc in birmingham has the story of a deadly ups plane crash. and the latest on the park city fire that burned 13 homes, threatens hundreds more. here is a live look at chicago from wfld, the big story there tonight, a two and a half year prison sentence for jesse jackson junior. he admitted using campaign funds on personal expenses. his wife will serve one year in prison. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews.
of coptic christians in egypt. it has been going on for awhile now. chief washington correspondent james rosen tells us tonight it is far worse as egypt drifts towards civil war, but it is not just coptic christians and it is not just egypt. christians across the middle east have been targeted in recent months with incidents, including church burnings and killings across the entire region. a warning, some images in this report may be disturbing. >> reporter: dating become almost two millennia, coptic christians are the oldest christian community in the middle east. but the cop particulars are under attack as never before. destruction of 38 churches across the country, attacks on another 23 on top of that, set by advocacy groups indifference of the military and police forces and vengeful furies of muslim brotherhood supporters following the ouster of president morsi. >> it is ethnic cleansing against the christian community in egypt. yes, they are a minority in egypt, but there are 12 million. there are more cops living in cairo than in gaza. >> reporter: he was one of the figures that ap
's benghazi attacks. chief washington correspondent james rosen has new information tonight. >> reporter: veterans of the intelligence community tell fox news they never witnessed the kind of sensitivity to press leaks that top officials at cia are exhibiting on the subject of benghazi. one cia source describes it as, quote, a nuclear blanket. >> why are these heroes told not to talk? what is the administration afraid of? what is it protecting? >> reporter: amid reports of cia administering polygraph tests to benghazi survivors, reports agency spokes men dismissed, they learned of five cia personnel on the ground in benghazi the night of september 11 that were forced to sign nondisclosure agreements, even though all five already signed such documents with the clear understanding they were being discouraged from sharing recollections of the attack with the news media. >> that's not consistent with the law and leads to a general belief you shouldn't talk to congress, that's obstruction, it is illegal under the statutes. >> reporter: officials at langley dispute the spy agency discouraged t
to the white house. we begin with chief washington correspondent on the president apparently not letting the facts get in the way of a good story about the keystone pipeline. >> word was the obama administration was going to approve the keystone pipeline project. in 2010 then secretary of state hillary clinton said she was inclined to approve and president obama himself hinted at ultimate approval. >> when it comes to the oil we import from other nations obviously we have to look at neighbors like canada and mexico that are stable and steady and reliable sources. >> reporter: with mr. obama safely elected he is striking a driesive stone on keystone. >> they keep talking about an oil pipeline that is estimated to create about 50 permanent jobs. that is not a jobs plan. >> reporter: that followed similar comments to the "new york times" saying this might create 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipe lynn a line and then after that we are talking about 150 jobs. the state department said in the draft of the environmental impact study that including direct and indirect effects keysto
. >> reporter: in washington, catherine herridge, fox news. >> tough talk today about syria. but not from the white house. we'll discuss the president's embattled foreign policy. his missing u.s. ambassador, and other subjects when we come back. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why at liberty mutual insurance, to policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what ee comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for to 72 months and no payments for 90 days on all dodge vehicles. three blocks up. i got it, i got it. yep yep. three blocks up. three blocks up. no problem, buddy. on the right, please. on the right. ♪ reinforced with scratch- reant s test. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. the math of retirement is different today.ek. money ha
in washington and on the campaign trail you hear candidates calling for one armed economists. so those economists can't say on the one hand and on the other hand. in other words, you can use numbers to prove anything that is even remotely true. so as one key unemployment indicator hits a six-year low we take a closerer look at some of the arithmetic you don't often hear about. >> reporter: over the last four weeks jobless claims jobbed to 335,000 on average, the lowest average since november 2007. it is another sign coupled with last month's rate that the economy may be pulling out. >> i think the general pattern from this report, other data coming in is the economy is continuing to heal. >> reporter: another employment number may help to explain why businesses remain hesitant. it is the u-6 rate which includes under employment. it stands at 14.3%. >> we are in the fifth year of recovery and yet people are dropping out of the workforce. i have never seen that happen before. >> reporter: the unemployment rate for the milineal is higher. >> there is a tragedy going on. if you look deeper
. the washington examiner reports the homeland security department even issued whitehead a government credit card with little investigation into the legitimacy of her company. she racked up 40 grand in charges on that card. as part of the plea deal, whitehead must pay back $2.4 million, and hand over her audi suv. >>> friday follow-ups. the associated press issued a correction after changing a foet from president obama to correct his mistake. yesterday we told you the panchts added words parenthetically to get around the president's declaration charleston, survivor and jacksonville were on the gulf coast. today the a.p. said, it wasn't known that the president was suggesting they were. the a.p. should not have added the phrase in an effort to clarify his statement. >>> residents of deer trail, colorado will cast a deciding vote whether the town will issue hunting licenses to shoot down drones. as we told you last month, the town council considered a bill allowing hunters to apply for $25 licenses to target drones flying below 1,000 feet. the council vote was split. so the measure now goes to the
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